Cointreau, the legendary liqueur made from orange peel, opens the doors of its distillery to you to discover the secrets of its production.


170 years of history

In Saint-Barthélémy-d’Anjou, near Angers, come and visit this famous Angevin distillery founded in 1849. Discover the only production site of the famous liqueur made from orange peel. A good address to unlock the secrets of the best cocktails ! Born in the midst of the industrial revolution and a product of the Belle Époque, the brand has made innovation its DNA. Indeed, innovation plays a key role in the history of the distillery since it was thanks to the visionary idea of ​​a distiller that the brand was born in 1849, then thanks to the innovative recipe for liqueur with orange created by Édouard Cointreau that the House has won more than 300 international awards.


Multisensory visit

Since its creation in 1849, the brand has been driven by the creative impulse that gave life to the famous Angevin liqueur. It enjoys a long-standing presence on five continents. Its superior quality has made it a favorite of mixologists, earning it pride of place in the most reputable bars on the planet. Let yourself be surprised by the guided tour at the very heart of the only production site in the world. The spectacle of copper stills, the scents of orange peel... a multi-sensory visit leading to the iconic liqueur.

The Art of Cocktail

Discover the avant-garde of the house through its exceptional and timeless heritage, witness to an immensely rich saga. Then, push open the doors of the bar to learn, with the help of our expert, the art of cocktails according to Maison Cointreau. Guided tour currently limited to 20 people. Available in French and in English.

*Alcohol abuse is dangerous for health*


2 Boulevard des Bretonnieres 49124 Saint-Barthélemy-d’Anjou, France

+33 2 41 31 50 50

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